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Science at Home


Give the gift of hands-on science fun!  Science at Home provides your young #sciencebuff with approximately two hours of hands-on science engagement through a variety of unique Kit materials and a pre-recorded educational video link.

Each Kit contains approximately four carefully curated STEM activities and highlights unique Western New York science content. Kit materials come in a sturdy 12” wide by 3” deep cardboard box branded with our Science at Home logo.

Science at Home Ages

Science at Home Kit materials and video link content is recommended for ages 5 to 12 years old. Some adult supervision may be required.


$25 per Activity Kit. Buffalo Museum of Science Members save 20%

Kit Purchase & Pick-up

Kit availability is limited and new kit themes will be released periodically. Science at Home Kits can be purchased online and at the Buffalo Museum of Science during open hours. Kit pick-up is available at the Buffalo Museum of Science during open hours.

Please contact 716.896.5200 or for information.    

BMS Members

BMS Members save 20% on kits!

Cancellation Policy

Kits are non-refundable. Approved discounts can only be applied at the time of purchase.

Science at Home Available Kits

Snowflake Bentley Kit | SOLD OUT!

Explore the wonders of snowflakes through the eyes of Wilson “Snowflake” Bentley by measuring weather, making crystals, classifying snowflakes, and reading a beautifully illustrated storybook about his discoveries!

Tree Investigation Kit | SOLD OUT!

Investigate Western New York’s local tree species with your very own pocket identification guide, plus a variety of REAL tree specimens such as pinecones, laminated autumn leaves, and tree slices to use in hands-on art, math and science activities!

Science of Sound Kit | SOLD OUT!

Engineer a customizable cardboard guitar, straw pan flute, and balloon drums while exploring the science behind sound waves and musical instruments. Follow along with the included video to conduct fun sound wave experiments with a real tuning fork and metal Slinky!

Spring Egg-stravaganza at Home Kit

Spring Egg-stravaganza is coming to you! We’ve packed up all the egg-streme fun of our annual celebration of animals that hatch from eggs for you to take home.

My Geology Kit | SOLD OUT!

Science ROCKS! Dig into this kit to investigate and create minerals, rocks, fossils and more! You will receive real specimens of each to start your own geology collection!